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Conversion and Gender Among Diasporic Punjabi Women In Singapore and Texas
“Conversion” derives from the Latin verb converto—to turn back or around, to change, to translate, to turn in a particular direction, to direct, to devote” (Faubion 2001, pg 23) Why are some Hindu and Sikh women converting ...
"To Delight and Instruct": Children's Education at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Midcentury
This thesis describes and analyzes two programs for children’s education in art museums at midcentury – the Masterson Junior Gallery in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York’s Education ...
Atmospheric Ozone, Mercury, and Biomass Burning in South-Central Texas
This study investigated atmospheric ozone, mercury, and biomass burning characteristics in south-central Texas. I examined the past twenty-three years of ground-level O3 data and selected meteorological parameters in ...
From Hate Crimes to Activism: Race, Sexuality, and Gender in the Texas Anti-Violence Movement
This study combines the methodologies of political and grassroots social history to explain the unique set of conditions that led to the passage of the James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Act in Texas. In 2001, the socially ...